Global PayTech GPS names Sharyn Wilson as CPO
By Gloria Methri
Payments technology platform GPS (Global Processing Services) has appointed Sharyn Wilson as Chief People Officer.
She will be responsible for leading the company’s global HR organisation, including Talent Strategy, Recruitment, Culture, Learning and Development, Compensation, and Benefits. Sharyn is joining GPS’ executive management team and is based in London.
The new CPO brings over two decades of experience in shaping international talent strategies, driving transformational change programmes, and scaling multi-national businesses of all shapes and sizes ranging from FTSE 100 to SMEs, including private equity-backed businesses.
“Sharyn is an accomplished HR leader with extensive expertise at the intersection of strategy, talent, and culture,” said Kevin Schultz, CEO, GPS. “Our continued growth is highly dependent on attracting and retaining world-class talent who are courageous and customer-obsessed. Sharyn’s insights will be vital as we expand our geographic footprint in 2023 and beyond.”
Sharyn Wilson, Chief People Officer, GPS, added, “Great customer experiences are rooted in great employee experiences, where employees feel proud and energised for the company they choose to work for. I am thrilled to have the opportunity to shape GPS’ talent strategy and culture, and I look forward to meeting everyone as quickly as possible.”
According to GPS, Sharyn has worked in a diverse multitude of sectors, including payments and FinTech, across the full range of HR disciplines. Prior to GPS, she was a self-employed consultant advising beauty group Orveon in setting up their UK and Republic of Ireland HR function for their newly acquired businesses, Laura Mercier, Bare Minerals, and Buxom.
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